Tag Archives: racism

Will Police Departments Finally Fix Workplace Racism Issues?

As minority officers speak out, Dorner case shines yet another light on discrimination

Christopher Dorner murder case shines yet another light on racism in law enforcement, from the…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Black Family Claims Child Was Snubbed by Racist Rabbit at Disneyland

Lawyer for family says incident is part of a disturbing trend at Disney

San Diego family sues Disneyland for racism

By Makkada B. Selah

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Facebook Refuses to Remove Racist “Black Baby as Chimp” Post

Facebook said the photo doesn't violate their policies

Users petition Facebook to remove a racist photo

By Makkada B. Selah

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Teacher Allows Students to Wear KKK Robes for Class Project?

What about the historical context?

A teacher in Las Vegas, NV allowed his students to dress up in KKK robes…

By Sasha King

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New World Trade Center Vandalised With Racist Graffiti

Racist scrawl covers the bathrooms in the new World Trade Center

Vile comments pollute the new World Trade Center construction site

By Makkada B. Selah

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White Couple’s Black Child Booted Out of BMW Dealership in Brazil

BMW salespeople thought the seven year old black boy was a beggar and a vagrant

Adopted seven year old black son of white Brazilian couple racially-profiled

By Makkada B. Selah

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Anthropologie Removes Racist Candlestick From Site After Backlash

Anthropologie Apologizes For Racist Candlesticks

After internet backlash, Anthropologie issues statement

After removing candlestick, Anthropologie’s PR director issues an apology

By C. Daniel Baker

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Anthropologie Removes Racist Candlestick From Site After Backlash

Anthropologie Removes Racist Candlestick From Site After Backlash

After item is removed, questions on why it was ever offered remain.

Anthropologie racist candlestick is latest gaffe for the store’s parent company, Urban Outfitters.

By C. Daniel Baker

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Listener Calls ESPN’s Jemele Hill a ‘Spear-Chucker,’ Jungle Bunny

Hill says she receives racist hate mail on a regular basis

In a letter filled with racial slurs, a listener urges ESPN’s management to get rid…

By Makkada B. Selah

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High School Freshman Gives Black Female Classmate a Noose

The perpetrator of the "joke" was suspended from school

A high school freshman has been suspended from school after he gave a black classmate…

By Makkada B. Selah

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Italian Soccer Player Walks Off Field to Protest Racism

Other players and the game officials walked off too

An Italian soccer player of Ghanian descent walks off the field in protest after fans…

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Is the Title of National Geographic’s “Wild Wives of Africa” a Racist Play?

Are you offended by the title?

With all of the reality tv shows to choose from, Nat Geo must have thought…

By Sasha King

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Kentucky Man Erects Watermelon-Eating Obama Effigy

Kentucky man says his effigy of Obama eating a watermelon is popular in his all-white neighborhood

A man in Kentucky is defending his Obama effigy as freedom of speech

By Makkada B. Selah

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Florida City Commissioner Apologizes for Racist Facebook Post

City commissioner mocked Obama, blacks and Latinos on his Facebook page

John Sims apologized publicly after making a racially-charged Facebook post

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Rhonda Lee Case: Was Responding to Ignorance Worth It? I Don’t Think So

Sometimes it's best to pick professional battles wisely

Meteorologist Rhonda Lee was fired after responding to a viewer's racially charged Facebook comments about…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Hater Much?: How to Handle Shade and Jealousy in the Workplace

4 steps to saving face and coming out on top

When making boss moves in your career, you may encounter low-key shade from peers in…

By Jamie Harrison

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Meteorologist Fired for Responding to ‘Racist Anti-Afro’ Facebook Post

Male viewer criticized the appearance of black woman meteorologist

ABC meteorologist Rhonda Lee was fired after she responded to a criticism of her hair…

By Makkada B. Selah

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Predominantly White Sorority’s ‘Racially-Insensitive’ Photo Angers Many

What do you think of this photo?

After a Mexican-themed party, sorority girls post a photo on Facebook and Tumblr.

By Makkada B. Selah

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‘Kiss My A**’: Lawman’s Letter to Ku Klux Klan Goes Viral

Attorney General of Alabama had a few choice words for the KKK in 1976

He wasn’t scared of the Klan at all.

By Makkada B. Selah

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NPR’s Michele Norris’ ‘Race Card’ Project Sparks Dialogue

Journalist solicited 'race cards' from all over the world

Award-winning journalist gets people to write down six words on a card about race

By Makkada B. Selah

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